dominguez escalante national conservation area

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Happy World Wildlife Day!

We celebrate wildlife today and every day on our nation’s public lands. More than 3,000 species of wildlife call BLM-managed lands home - that’s a backyard of more than 245 million acres in 23 states, dispersed over ecologically-diverse and essential habitat.

Enjoy a few of our favorite wildlife photos from your public lands!

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Thanks for following the #mypubliclandsroadtrip in BLM Colorado! 

View the BLM Colorado roadtrip journal here: http://mypubliclands.tumblr.com/roadtripnevada.

Next week, the roadtrip heads to Wyoming for wild west movie landscapes, unique wildlife, live cave science and so much more!

Photos by Bob Wick, BLM

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Welcome to the November #conservationlands15 Social Media Takeover, our 2015 monthly celebration of the 15th anniversary of the BLM’s National Conservation Lands. Today’s takeover features beautiful locations where you can view a diversity of wildlife – from raptors to seals to caribou.  

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Today we celebrate national “Take Your Pants for a Walk Day”  ……

Yes, really.  And it’s easy.  Just put on some pants and #getoutdoors - from #backyard2backcountry.  Here are a just a few of our favorite BLM-managed lands for walking, hiking, biking and more.

Check out last summer’s bucket list posts to learn more about these and other amazing BLM-managed lands: http://mypubliclands.tumblr.com/tagged/bucket%20list

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This Week, Take An Adventure with #mypubliclandsroadtrip in BLM Colorado!

The BLM manages 8.4 million acres of public lands in Colorado – ranging from 4,000 to over 14,000 feet in elevation. Join the #mypubliclandsroadtrip in Colorado for beautiful landscapes and backcountry byways, fossils and geological formations, and unique recreation like rock crawling.

Follow the roadtrip stops here on Tumblr, and the roadtrip progress at mypubliclands.tumblr.com/roadtrip.

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Happy Labor Day!  Get outdoors with friends and family on your public lands - like these beautiful Colorado mountains.

These views of national monuments, wilderness areas and national conservation areas were a highlight of the #mypubliclandsroadtrip in BLM Colorado.  Photos by Bob Wick, BLM.

Check out all BLM Colorado roadtrip photos on My Public Lands Flickr, and view the storymap roadtrip journal.